Amsterdam is the No. 1 cycling city in the world where you can even cycle through the canals. Canal biking has been the city’s top canal attraction since 1984.
Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, has more than one hundred kilometers of canals, about 90 island and 1,500 bridges. It is known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. Its Museum District houses the Van Gogh Museum, works by Rembrandt and Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum, and modern art at the Stedelijk. Cycling is key to the city’s character, and there are numerous bike paths.